Assembly of the worlds largest fusion reactor (ITER) begins
   
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*promote science
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written by siftbot

I have southern France doesn't have any earthquakes in the next 5 years...
so complex of a build.
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written by spawnflagger

Wow, that is fascinating.

I had no idea this was even happening, yet it's been going on for over 14 years... and just 5 more years before we see it operational.

This is damned exciting stuff.

*quality
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As has been the case for my entire lifetime, we are 20-40 years from having a fusion plant.
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written by vil

*learn
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Good news and bad news then. ITER isn't really a 'test', science wise it's pretty much assured that it is gonna work. So that's good news. The bad news, this thing is also as small as current known science allows us to make it while still producing usable power. Economically, it's already completely and totally unusable. Thus the hope is to make more new discoveries running this to find ways to make it economically viable.
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